It is with deep sorrow we announce that Jerry Joseph Buchkoski III (Jear Bear) has passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday April 29th, 2020 at the age of 25.

He was born July 7th 1994 in Garfield Ohio. He had many friends throughout Ohio including Stow where the family resides.

Jerry is survived by his mother Lisa Bower, stepfather Brent Bower, brother and best friend John Buchkoski, and his fiancée Angela Taylor. His grandmothers Francine Linger, Marie Buchkoski, and Linda Burgess. Along with many aunts, uncles & cousins.

He is predeceased by his grandfathers Terrance Linger, Jerry Buchkoski Sr., William Burgess and his father Jerry Buchkoski Jr.

He will be greatly missed by his closest friends Timmy, Bryan, Sean, Jason, Shiv and  Tommy. He loved cars, riding motorcycles, cooking, music, money and making people laugh. Everyone who knew him will miss his amazing smile, the way he sang and danced, his unique sense of humor and his homemade pancakes and chocolate chip banana bread.

We would like to thank everyone for their overwhelming prayers and support as well as Deans Funeral Home for their incredible care of our son Jerry.

There will be a celebration of his life announced at a later date.